Fly into Foundation

This week, our ‘Fly into Foundation’ activities to support Transition from Pre-school to School in 2021 have really ramped up. On Wednesday and Friday this week, our Foundation 2021 teachers are visiting the preschools and daycare centres to touch base with pre-school...

Remembrance Day at Albany Rise

Remembrance Day at Albany Rise

On Wednesday 11th November we commemorated Remembrance Day at Albany Rise. Our Year 6 school leaders, led a whole school commemoration via WebEx. Remembrance Day is a memorial day observed in Commonwealth since the end of the First World War to remember the members of...

50th Logo Competition

Albany Rise Primary School is running a logo competition as part of the 50th anniversary celebrations so get creative and join in!  Design a commemorative 50th anniversary logo : this may consist of a graphic, or a slogan or both  Open to past and present...

100 Days of School 2020

100 Days of School 2020

It was so lovely seeing the excitement of our students taking part in their special day last Friday. I do hope all our families enjoyed the video compilation of students from the day which was posted on Dojo. Congratulations to all families involved in this event, and...

R U OK? Day

R U OK? Day

Thursday 10 September, R U OK? Day, marks the national day of action dedicated to reminding everyone that any day is the day to ask, ‘Are you OK?’. The theme for 2020 is ‘There’s more to say after R U OK’. R U OK? Day encourages everyone to check in on each other and...

Talent Show

Talent Show

Talent Show- videos submitted by Monday 8th September Students have just a few more days to submit an ‘act’ for our Talent Show on 18th September. The Acts can be singing, dancing, gymnastics…. any-thing that you see as a special talent! Videos can be submitted to...

R U OK? DAY

R U OK? DAY

Thursday 10th September is R U OK day. This is a great chance to talk to children and family about the fact that there are times when anyone could feel ‘not okay’, but there are ways we can help ourselves and friends feel better. One way to is simply ask the question:...

Indigenous Literacy Week

Indigenous Literacy Week

It was a lovely opportunity to share a story and a song with students from all year levels on Wednesday as part of our celebration of Indigenous Literacy this week. We shared a book called ‘My Country’ by Ezekiel Kwaymullina and Sally Morgan. The book provided a...

Online Book Fair – thank you!

Online Book Fair – thank you!

Online Book Fair – thank you! We thank all our families who purchased books this week, for their support of our school online book fair. Initial results show over $600 worth of books were sold to families from our school. This is a great result for the first time our...

Fathers’ Day FREE raffle

Fathers’ Day FREE raffle

Fathers’ Day FREE raffle Does your Dad or special person deserve a great prize? We are excited to be able to have a FREE special Raffle for Father’s day this term. The Raffle is open to any ARPS families, with the prizes as follows: 1st Prize- one dozen beautiful...

STEM Week Events

STEM Week Events

STEM Week Events: Final Reminder This year, our STEM week will encompass the Science Week focus of ‘Deep Blue’; a look at the diversity, ecology and biology of Earth’s oceans and waterways. As part of this special week, an incursion has been planned for students in...

Our New Garden

Our New Garden

Our New Garden- Thanks Bunnings- Looking Great! Our local Bunnings in Springvale has provided the school with 3 new fruit trees, 3 garden beds, soil and supplies to create a new garden area near the playgrounds and Foundation classrooms.

Book Character Parade COMING

Book Character Parade COMING

Book Character Parade: 21st August Next Friday at Assembly, we will be holding our annual Book Character Parade –with a difference! Students will be able to wear their costumes to Assembly, but they will also be able to submit a photo of themselves in costume to their...

Online Book Fair

A.R.P.S. on-line BOOK FAIR IS FINALLY HERE!! VERY EASY TO ORDER: http://lamontauthors.com.au/buy-authors-book/ LAMONT BOOKS - ANY INQUIRIES ASK FOR HAYLEY 03 8787 1700 Have you seen the great collection of books on sale in our Book Fair this year? Just jump online and...

Principals’ Day

Principals’ Day

  A very sincere thank you to all of ARPS community for your kind messages, cards, videos and online comments on Principals’ Day last Friday. Myself and Jane Capon were overwhelmed by the kind and thoughtful messages we received on the day. Thank you for all of...

Hampers for Families

Hampers for Families

Albany Rise Primary School is located in Mulgrave, in the South Eastern Suburbs of Melbourne, and has an extremely diverse student population. Our school Breakfast Club operates twice weekly. During term three, some families at the school were in need of extra support...

Virtual Book Tour

Virtual Book Tour

As we are unable to hold our annual Book Fair in person this year, Albany Rise PS will be holding a virtual Book Fair - bringing the joy of reading and the excitement of the Book Fair into the comfort of your home! Our virtual Book Fair features a selection of the...

Ready for Remote Learning

UPDATE- REMOTE LEARNING, COLLECTING BOOKS & STATIONARY, COLLECTING LAPTOPS & IPADS Hello ARPS Community, Today our staff team have worked very hard again to have everything ready to support families with Remote Learning @ Home. In fact, teachers now have books...

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